Drugs of Abuse/Toxicology

News on diagnostic systems for drugs of abuse and toxicology.

The lab will test samples reimbursed only by the federal government. Attis expects it will test a baseline of 3,000 toxicology samples per month by the end of 2018.

The assay combines antibody enrichment with MALDI mass spec to measure isoforms of transferrin, a protein biomarker used to track alcohol consumption.

The researchers detected an average of 56 possible environmental organic acids present in each subject and confirmed the presence of six of them.

Saladax will have the patent rights to Janssen Pharmaceutica's tests that determine drug levels in patients undergoing treatment with antipsychotic drugs.

Selected companies developing innovative technologies and products could receive breakthrough device designation and greater access to FDA guidance.